21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Albuquerque
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
End: Los Angeles

4
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Family-friendly places like The Getty Center and Disneyland Park will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 13th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, use the San Diego travel planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Fox Theater and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission San Xavier del Bac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Gates Pass and then tee off at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tucson trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Tucson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Tucson. Traveling from San Diego in December, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Tucson. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to El Paso.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

The Golf Club at Dove Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
The Golf Club at Dove Mountain ©
The Golf Club at Dove Mountain

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): meet the residents at El Paso Zoo.

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Getting from Tucson to El Paso by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. Traveling from Tucson in December, expect El Paso to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
El Paso Zoo ©
El Paso Zoo

4
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
You've now added Canyon Road to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque and Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Albuquerque Old Town and Petroglyph National Monument. Step out of Albuquerque to go to Santa Fe and see Museum of International Folk Art, which is approximately 1h 30 min away.

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You can fly from Phoenix to Albuquerque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in December, with highs in Albuquerque at 11°C and lows at -2°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toFlagstaff.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Santa Fe
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the fascinating landscape at Painted Desert, then look and learn at Lowell Observatory, and then steep yourself in history at Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff road trip planner.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Flagstaff in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in December; daily highs in Flagstaff reach 7°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Parks Tours

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and Titanic. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Strip, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary site .

Getting from Flagstaff to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Flagstaff in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach and then get curious at California Science Center. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, steep yourself in history at Avila Adobe, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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